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					   Welcome Back Mustangs!!!
Mr. Rasure; Rm 4C; 7th Grade (Pre-AP) Science




                   8/12/2012
                What Now?
• Find a seat. Your actual seat will be assigned in
  just a moment.

• Begin filling out the “Important Facts About Me”
  sheet.

• Every day, including today, you will need
  paper, pencil or pen, and your SCIENCE
  NOTEBOOK. (more about the Science
  Notebook in a moment…)
 Important Facts About Mr. Rasure

• Name:       Mr. Rasure

• I go by:    Mr. Rasure

• Age:        Over 20 but under 40!

• Birthday:   March 5th

• Address:    Tyler, TX

• Email:      christopher.rasure@tylerisd.org
 Important Facts About Mr. Rasure

• Who do you live with:   Mrs. Rasure and Hayden

• Relationship to you:    Wife and Son
 Important Facts About Mr. Rasure

• Where were you born?   Dallas, TX
 Important Facts About Mr. Rasure

• Elementary School:      Hexter elem.; Fruitvale elem.

• Favorite Subject:       Science, of course!!!

• Favorite Teacher:       Mr. Nations- HS Ag. Science

• Sports?: No… I tried out for football, but Coach
           Powell cut me.


• Other Activities?: Supporting the Moore Mustangs!
 Important Facts About Mr. Rasure

• MY FAVORITES:

• “Junk” Food:   Chocolate chip cookies


 And…
 Important Facts About Mr. Rasure

• MY FAVORITES:

• “Healthy” Food: Mexican Food

• Sport/Game:     To watch- The Olympics; Football

• Store:

• Music Type:     Most- rock, pop, jazz, oldies…
 Important Facts About Mr. Rasure
                     Others- Paramore, Fallout Boy, Green Day,
• MY FAVORITES:      Nickelback, Johnny Cash, Jonny Lang, Brad
                     Paisley… (657 songs: 1955 thru 2010)

• Singer/Group:   Kelly Clarkson               U2
 Important Facts About Mr. Rasure

• Something I do really well:


  I love to read!




             I know how to juggle!
 Important Facts About Mr. Rasure

• Something I need to work on:

I need to be more understanding and empathetic with
those who have a different opinion.




                        And I need to get better at
                        Guitar Hero on “hard”. I
                        ROCK on medium, but that
                        orange key still kills me!!!
 Important Facts About Mr. Rasure

• One thing I’d like my students to know about me:



I love science.
I love teaching.
I am happy to be your
teacher, and I know we’ll
succeed this year as a team!
 Important Facts About Mr. Rasure

• One science-related question I’d like for this class
  to answer by the end of the year:

I know it takes 24 hours for
the Earth to make one
complete rotation (day/night),
but how many miles per hour
is that?
                  What Now?
• Check roll and assign seats

• Gently correct me if I mispronounce your name
  or if you go by a nickname. It’ll take me a while
  to remember everyone’s name. Keep in mind I
  have over 150 students each year!
     Our seating chart
            Sink        Sink

1L    1R 2L        2R     3L      3R

4L    4R 5L        5R     6L      6R

7L    7R 8L        8R     9L      9R

10L 10R 11L 11R           12L 12R

13L 13R 14L 14R            Teacher

              15L 15R          Desk
Classroom
   Door
          What Now?
• Check roll and assign seats

• Complete “Important Facts About
  Me” sheet write your seat # at
  bottom of page and pass in

• We pass in papers towards the
  center aisle.
       Your SCIENCE NOTEBOOK
• My gift to you.

• Cover color doesn’t matter

• Write your name, class period
  and seat number on the
  outside of the back cover…
  Do this on the top half of the
  back cover. Yes, now.

• Number pages in lower, outer
  corner- 1, 2, 3… all the way
  through 140!!!
                 What Now?
• Your science notebook is
  the source of all your
  power in Mr. Rasure’s
  science class… Use it,
  love it, protect it…
  Become one with your
  science notebook.

• See those bins to your
  right. That’s your
  notebook’s home.
                  What Now?
• Check roll and assign seats
• Complete “Important Facts
  About Me” sheet, write your
  seat # at bottom of page,
  and pass in
• Science Notebook received,
  pages numbered, etc.


• Let’s go
  experiment!
        Science Class Lab Report

• Our goal in this class is to think like a
  scientist.


• We will: observe using our 5 senses
• We will: record information
• We will: think about that information
• We will: draw conclusions based on that
  information
• We will: always look for the BIG IDEA
       Science Class Lab Report

• On Page 5 of your science notebook we will be
  doing our first observation/lab report.

• What page?



               Page 5
               Lab Report Title

Problem or Question-        Does it matter if the
                           Coke is warm or cold?

Hypothesis-

Equipment/Materials-

Procedure-

Observations/Data (including drawing)-

Conclusions-
                                                    5
      Science Class Lab Report




Let’s go experiment!
                 What Now?
• Your science notebook is
  the source of all your
  power in Mr. Rasure’s
  science class… Use it,
  love it, protect it…
  Become one with your
  notebook.

• See those bins to your
  right. That’s your
  notebook’s home.
    Scientific Method BrainPop

• Let’s end the day with a
  BrainPop… keeping in         PRHEDC
  mind our goal is to “think
  like a scientist” to solve
  problems, answer
  questions, and learn
  more about the world
  around us.
Let’s have a great year
      Mustangs!!!




        8/12/2012

				
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